ECON291 - Social and Economic Networks

Synthesis of research on social and economic networks by sociologists, economists, computer scientists, physicists, and mathematicians, with an emphasis on modeling. Includes methods for describing and measuring networks, empirical observations about network structure, models of random and strategic network formation, as well as analyses of contagion, diffusion, learning, peer influence, games played on networks, and networked markets.
Career
Graduate
Grading Basis
ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit
Min
3
Max
5
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
No

Course Component
Lecture
Enrollment Optional?
No